PERTH AMBOY – There could be a new landmark on State Street if plans for more than 15,000 solar panels at a large, heavy industrial site are approved. Buckeye Perth Amboy Solar LLC is scheduled to appear before the Planning Board at 7:00 p.m. July 7 in City Hall Council Chamber, 260 High St. A …

Darling Downs farmers Rod and Joan Kambouris believed the pandemic meant the end of their business, but an online shift saw their chemical-free business grow rapidly. When the world was forced into lockdown last year, Darling Downs farmers Rod and Joan Kambouris believed it would be the end of their chemical-free Budgee Garlic & Herbs …

ALBION – Noble County and other local governments will have the opportunity to increase their annual budgets by one of the highest percentages on record as they begin planning their spending for 2022. With Noble County Council set to begin its annual budgeting process next month, County Coordinator Jackie Knafel informed them they would have …

Yarmouth is moving forward with design and construction plans for a waterfront park, boardwalk loop and an event space on the site of the former Yarmouth Drive-in on Route 28. Construction of the park could begin as early as spring 2023, according to preliminary estimates. City staff are considering a destination recreation center that will …

Sometimes you take a job you don’t get paid for – because it’s important or because you’ve been won over. Maybe you sit on the board of a nonprofit corporation. Maybe you are running for your condo association board because you want some control over the condominium unit you live in. Despite the zero pay, …

Melissa Bucklin and her husband James Good took over Oak Hill Farm from Glen Ellen just before the pandemic struck. Bucklin’s grandmother, Anne Teller, started growing organic produce and flowers 50 years ago and was a great steward of the farm’s wildlife and water. Bucklin, 35, and her husband Jimi, 38, are determined to carry …

After a difficult year during the COVID-19 pandemic, local farmers, artisans and farmers’ markets have experienced a resurgence of enthusiasm for local buying and shopping. According to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, demand for markets goes beyond last year and the past decade – the state has more than 400 farmers’ …

Sonalika Tractors, a leading tractor manufacturer, sold 33,219 units in the first quarter of fiscal 22, the highest on record for the company in the three-month period, despite the negative impact of the second wave of covid-19. The company reported a 30% year-over-year increase in volumes due to a weak base in the first quarter …

“Today, across the country, we can confidently say that America is pulling itself together,” the president said during an address to the White House. “245 years ago we declared our independence from a distant king. Today we are closer than ever to declaring our independence from a deadly virus.” “Together we defeat the virus. Together …

Professional golfer Gene Siller was shot and killed on Saturday while at the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga., According to local reports and the Georgia State Golfing Association. “All of us at the GSGA are deeply saddened by the tragic events that occurred earlier today at Pinetree CC. Our thoughts and prayers are with …